Sports Law

Sports Law Specialization

From representing athletes to helping universities comply with NCAA rules, from trademarking team logos to protecting athletes’ publicity and privacy rights, the day-to-day operations of amateur and professional sports involve virtually every area of law.  Loyola’s Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) with a specialization in Sports Law will prepare you for a career in the dynamic sports industry.

The MLS program can be completed in 18 months to two years, part-time.  Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility.  Through a breadth and depth of coursework and externships to apply what you’ve learned in class, Loyola’s MLS Sports Law specialization prepares you to hit the ground running in the sports industry.

Required Courses

  • Contracts
  • Legal Issues in Sports
  • Legal Methods I: Writing & Analysis
  • Legal Methods II: Negotiations & Drafting
  • Sports Law
  • Privacy Torts
  • Sports Marketing

Elective Courses

  • Antitrust Law
  • Labor Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Fashion Law
  • Sports Law Practicum and Externship Placement
  • Preparing for Externship & Career Success